Alaska

As I mentioned in previous posts, I have spent most of this summer teleworking from my home in Fairbanks. My main project has been to develop a video about the conservation of Yellow-billed Loons, specifically, the threats from environmental contaminants they face. Other interns are...

My coworkers and I don’t often get to meet face-to-face, but when we do we have a good time. The other day I was in the office, getting my work computer set up so I could start putting together my yellow-billed loon video. Two other...

If I were to go back to before the pandemic and look at what my internship is now, I would be surprised, to say the least. That does not mean that it’s awful and my summer is ruined, but it is not what I imagined...

There are several parks in the Central Alaska Network, and I have spent the last week visiting one of them- Denali National Park. Last week, from Monday to Sunday, I was camping in Denali working on a small mammals project out by Rock Creek, which...

Currently I am teleworking from my home in Fairbanks, though later I hope to spend more time at the National Park Service Fairbanks Administrative Center. My supervisor is currently working toward myself and the other interns here (they are SCA and GIP interns) to go...

My name is Lynneva Carroll and this summer I will be a Biology Assistant intern at the Central Alaska Network. I was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, have lived in Alaska for my entire life and am Gwichyaa Gwich’in (Athabaskan). I have always enjoyed the outdoors...

I am currently in my second semester of college at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, getting a Bachelor's degree in Biological Science. During high school I took several AP classes, which were able to transfer over as college credits. These classes included Biology, U.S. History,...

Hello from up north! Since my last couple blogs were dedicated to introducing myself and the area I just moved to, I thought that I would focus this week’s post on Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park – where I’ll be working all summer! Established on...